MLA '08: Hotel Information
MLA ’08 Hotels
MLA Headquarters Hotel, Hyatt Regency Chicago | Hotel Orrington, Evanston
MLA has negotiated special discounted room rates with the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Your patronage of this official meeting hotel makes it possible for MLA to secure the space necessary for this event at a greatly reduced cost. The hotel not only offers discounted rates and the best networking opportunities, but staying in the group block helps the association meet its obligation to the hotel, avoid penalties, and keep meeting registration prices down. We thank you in advance for your support.
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Experience the heartbeat of Illinois at Hyatt Regency Chicago. Connected to Illinois Center, this four-diamond downtown Chicago hotel is ideally situated within the Magnificent cent Mile, an American version of the Champs-Elysées. Immerse yourself in our “city within a city,” as our downtown Chicago hotel links you to blues, jazz, irresistible cuisine, Grant and Millennium Parks, Lake Michigan beaches, Navy Pier, and Michigan Avenue. Savor the essence of Chicago from this luxurious Hyatt hotel.
Room reservation guarantee
The Hotel Orrington in Evanston, IL, built in 1929, underwent a $34 million dollar renovation in 2005 to make it one of the most sophisticated North Shore hotels for business or pleasure. The Hotel joins contemporary style and historic elegance with superior guest service. It is located in the heart of downtown Evanston just 30 minutes from O'Hare and downtown Chicago. It is adjacent to the Northwestern University campus and an easy walk to more than 200 shops, boutiques, galleries, and bookstores. Restaurant options in the hotel include Blu Coral, a stylish Japanese/sushi restaurant, the Globe Café & Bar and the Indigo Lounge.
To make a reservation, call 888.677.4648 or 847.866.8700, Monday through Friday, between 7:00 am and 9:00 pm. or Saturday and Sunday between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm and ask for the group reservations department. Mention the Medical Library Association to receive the group rate. The Medical Library Association group rate is: single/double, $209; triple, $219; and quad, $229 plus tax. Including tax, the total cost for a single/double is $235.87 per night. Or make your reservation online
For more information see http://www.hotelorrington.com/
Transportation to Headquarters Hotel
Shuttle Van Service between the Hotel Orrington and O’Hare or Midway Airports
Approximate cost from O’Hare Airport is $31.00 per person and $54.00 round trip (second and third passengers are $8.00 per person one way). Visit the Airport Express web site for a $2.00 discount coupon.
For Taxicab Service from O'Hare or Midway
303Taxi (847.303.0303) has a flat rate of $31 with no charge for extra riders and no charge for tolls to/from O'Hare. From Midway, they charge a rate of $50.
To obtain a cab from either of the above companies, you will need to call the company. You can call in advance or once you get to the airport. All other cab companies can range from $35–$40 one way to O'Hare and $60–$75 one way to Midway.